Tag Archives: English (Canada)

The Division (La Partition)

LITERARY FICTION About the author’s previous work: An electric style. A voice that is singular and just. — Elle A clear, fluid and musical style. — France Info Her sober and crystalline writing touches us just the right way. — Le Parisien Diane Brasseur paints a gallery of souls, a family fresco that begins in […]

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Eight Destinies. They Turned Personal Suffering into a Collective Opportunity (Huit Destins. Ils ont Transformé une Epreuve Personnelle en Chance Collective)

ESSAY| SOCIETY  They repaired the world. They’re designing a positive society. The feat of the eight “ordinary heroes” of this book was not accomplished in a day — far from it. They suffered a hard blow, went through hardship, and turned it into something great for all of us through courage, energy and altruism, often […]

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How We’re Going to Save the World. Manifesto for Climate Justice (Comment Nous Allons Sauver le Monde. Notre Affaire à Tous)

MANIFESTO The most-signed petition in French history. — Les Inrocks Everybody’s Business has filed lawsuits against individual governments and the European Union, against multinational corporations and those who fund them. So far,over two million citizens have signed the Affaire du siècle (Case of the Century) petition,which supports the lawsuit against France for climate inaction. Our […]

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The Ladies Man (De Meisjesmagneet)

Reinout Hollebeecq, prim, proper and slightly insecure, is moving to Amsterdam to study Dutch. He dreams of love, but doesn’t dare believe that he could ever be taken seriously by a girl. His only escape is music; he’s a wonderful pianist and singer, but restricts himself to classical music. In Amsterdam, Reinout moves into an […]

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The Trip (De Trip)

FICTION | THRILLER An extreme adventure program filmed on Hawaii takes a turn for the worst… Journalists Tara Linders and Diego Martinez are on Hawaii for the TV recordings of an extreme adventure program The Trip. Tara is there to cover the show for the newspaper where Diego works as an editor. When one of […]

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What Happens in Bali (Nee heb je)

WOMEN’S FICTION | NOVEL When Bobbie finds herself sitting on an ergonomic XL ball – curtesy of the business coach – and sees nothing but black spots, she realizes she might be a tad overworked. Luckily, her boss has found her a job on Bali, the island where her sister Lauren lives – the same […]

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L’s Diary (Journal de L.)

FICTION Sixty years after LOLITA, Vladimir Nabokov’s major novel with 50 million copies sold worldwide, the writer Christophe Tison gives Lolita, the main character of this subversive work, a chance to tell her version of the story. Christophe Tison has created a literary gem from a modern classic. With a sharp writing, faithful to Nabokov’s […]

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Daniel Barenboïm: Music Above All (Daniel Barenboïm: De la Musique Avant Toute Chose)

BIOGRAPHY| MUSIC| NON-FICTION Daniel Barenboïm is a living legend in the musical field. Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, he gave his first piano recital at the age of 7. Today, at the age of 72, he is the most acclaimed conductor worldwide. Daniel Barenboïm’s pathway is one of a virtuoso. At the age of […]

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Saved By The Siesta…The Great Benefits of a Little Nap(Sauvés Par la Sieste… Les Grands Bienfaits des Petites Sommes )

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | HEALTH The aim of this book is to help the general public understand how siestas work and the remarkable role they can play in overcoming the destructive effects on the brain and the body of a shortage of sleep – for a siesta is like a night’s sleep in miniature. It fulfils […]

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The Mysterious Deaths of History: Investigation and revelation (Autopsie des morts célèbres)

NON-FICTION What do Chopin, Adolph Hitler and Saint Louis have in common? All of them were scrutinized by Dr. Charlier, the medical examiner who is looking for answers within the bones of renowned deceased. His goal: to know more about the circumstances of their deaths. MRI scanner, carbon-14 dating, palynology, scanning electron microscope, toxicological studies, […]

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